Jurgen Klopp’s side is undergo a catastrophic breakdown, who have lost their last three Premier League games, and the head coach admitted that their chances of retaining the title are virtually lost after one collapse against LeicesterIn fact, the Reds face some sort of battle to finish in the top four, with players like Chelsea, West Ham and Aston Villa all able to overtake Liverpool if they want to win their games in hand.
However, Liverpool still topped Group D with four wins from their six games. However, Leipzig will certainly provide a rigorous testThe German side reached the semi-finals of last year’s league and are currently runner-up in the Bundesliga.
“If you are with us and follow us all season, you can see that different things have happened. We’ve had some not-so-good games, but have played some good games lately, ”said Klopp at his pre-game press conference. “We are always together at these times. The mood is okay, but it has clearly been better. “
Here’s everything you need to know:
When is it and what time is the kick-off?
The match starts at 8 p.m. in the Puskas Arena in Hungary, where it will be played due to international travel restrictions.
The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 2 and coverage will start at 7pm. BT Sport subscribers can watch the game online via the BT Sport app.
James Milner is expected to miss after a hamstring injury. New central defender Ben Davies is recovering from a knock while the game also comes too early for Naby Keita. Fabinho hesitates after missing the defeat against Leicester while Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Diogo Jota remain absent for a long time.
Leipzig rested some of their key players over the weekend, with Marcel Sabitzer, Dayot Upamecano and Alexander Sorloth expected to return to the starting lineups. Emil Forsberg, Konrad Laimer, Benjamin Henrichs and Dominik Szoboszlai are unlikely to appear.
What are the predicted lineups?
RB Leipzig: Gulacsi; Mukiele, Upamecano, Klostermann; Adams, Sabiter, Kampl, Olmo, Angelino; Poulsen, Nkunku
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Kabak, Henderson, Robertson; Thiago, Wijnaldum, Jones; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Liverpool seem to be suffering from a crisis of confidence and are entering this league with a series of injury problems. With their backs to the wall, however, the opportunity should elicit a response from Klopp’s players. Leipzig are a brilliantly organized squad and it will be tricky to break, meaning it can be difficult to split the pair during a night of tactical combat. RB Leipzig 1 – 1 Liverpool